How long are family photo sessions? 

By Mariya Maximtsev - February 17, 2024

When thinking about how long are family photo sessions, you have to consider a number of things. In this blog we will go over how timing can vary by the expertise of the photographer, the set up and location, number of poses, and finally number and age of the participants. Things to consider for session…

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The best photography cameras for beginners and other accessories

By Mariya Maximtsev | January 31, 2022

Whenever I meet or start following newly discovered photographers, I always want to know what camera they are using, so I thought to share my own favorite/best photography cameras for beginners and other accessories! I started out years ago with a very simple camera and have gotten very lucky to be exposed to professional gear…

Top photography tips to become a professional photographer in 2022

By Mariya Maximtsev | January 22, 2022

6 Things I Learned as Professional Photographer Recently I’ve been getting this question a lot: How do I start photography? My immediate answer is just to grab a camera and go practice! But the more I thought about it, the more photography tips I came up with that are just as important as practice. Even…

Best Tips for What to Wear for a Photoshoot

By Mariya Maximtsev | October 11, 2021

You just booked a photoshoot with a really talented photographer and your excitement is going through the roof! But what to wear for a photoshoot? You heard that there are some things that you should or shouldn’t wear, but what are the rules? Clothing in a photoshoot is a whole entire “science” in the photography…